Download Hard Drive Format Software for Mac and Use It to Format Hard Drive on Mac


After years of use, thousands of files and GBs of file fragments have been stored on your Mac hard drive. You may want to get rid of all this junk data and reuse your hard drive. Formatting is the easy solution to help you remove all data/traces on your Mac hard drive. Normally, once your hard drive is formatted, you will get a brand new hard disk drive. But, how to format a local/external hard drive under Mac OS? How to format a hard drive on Mac and permanently erase the data information on the hard drive? Don’t worry. Here are two hard drive format software tools for Mac to help you securely format, reformat and erase hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, and memory card under Mac OS.

Two Reliable Disk Formatting Software for Mac

Unlike Windows OS, Mac OS doesn’t provide quick format tool. Fortunately, there are some Mac hard drive format software or smart disk formatting applications can help you securely and easily format, reformat, or erase hard drive under Mac OS. Here are two outstanding Mac hard drive format software tools you can rely on.

NO.1 Mac Hard Drive Format Tool – AweEraser for Mac

As a comprehensive data erasure tool, AweEraser for Mac can help you securely and permanently format a hard drive or device under Mac OS. It is pretty simple to use. So, it can help you quickly format, reformat and erase hard drive under Mac. First of all, free download AweEraser for Mac and install it on your Mac.

Outstanding Mac disk formatting features:

  • Format hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, SD card, digital camera, external hard drive, and other media device under Mac OS.
  • Format and erase SSD under Mac OS.
  • Reformat and erase hard drive/device under Mac OS.
  • Permanently erase the data on the hard drive.

How to use AweEraser for Mac to format a hard drive or device on Mac? Actually, it is very simple. Just run AweEraser for Mac on your Mac. Select the mode “Erase hard drive”. AweEraser for Mac will show all the hard drives and external devices on your Mac. Just select the targeted hard drive or device, then click on “Erase” button. AweEraser for Mac will help you format the selected hard drive/device and erase all data, data traces, and fragments on the selected hard drive/device.

Mac hard drive formatting steps: Run AweEraser for Mac > Choose “Erase Hard Drive” > Select hard drive > Click on “Erase” button > Format the selected hard drive.

hard drive format software for Mac

Please note that once the hard drive is formatted by AweEraser for Mac, all the data on the hard drive will be permanently erased, can’t be recovered by data recovery software or manual data recovery service. So, please back up your important data to another hard drive before you use AweEraser for Mac to format your Mac hard drive.

The formatting process will not cause any damage to your hard drive or device. AweEraser for Mac will not shorten the service life of your hard drive/device. It just securely formats your Mac hard drive/device and permanently erases all the data. Then your hard drive/Mac computer/device is able to reuse, resold, recycled or can be safely donated or lent to other people.

NO.2 Mac Hard Drive Format Tool – Disk Utility

Disk Utility is a smart hard drive format tool built in Mac system. Just run it on your Mac, it will show all the hard drives and external devices on your Mac. Select the hard drive and click “Erase”, then Disk Utility will help you format and erase the hard drive or device. But, the formatted data by Disk Utility can be recovered by data recovery software.

hard drive format software for Mac

The two hard drive formatting software for Mac can help you securely format hard drive or device under Mac OS. But both of them can’t format the hard drive which the Mac OS is installed on because the Mac system doesn’t allow other software to destroy the system. However, AweEraser for Mac can help you erase unused disk space of the system hard drive to help you permanently erase all already deleted data and history traces.

hard drive format software for Mac

Posted by Anna, 2017-10-28